Dr. RoseMarie Jones is a highly-skilled weight loss surgeon, serving at the Community Hospital North Bariatric Center of Excellence in Indianapolis Indiana. She has more than 22 years of surgical experience and has devoted her practice to laparoscopic bariatric procedures. Dr. Jones has been involved in resident education as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, and has held leadership positions at several hospitals, including Chairman of Surgery Quality Management, and Chief of Medical Staff.
As a practicing weight loss surgeon since 1995, Dr. RoseMarie Jones is a pioneer in bariatric surgical care. She was one of the first group of surgeons to switch from traditional surgery methods to the less invasive laparaoscopic surgery techniques over ten years ago.
Dr. Jones serves as Medical Director of the bariatric program at the Community Hospital (North) of Indiana, where she has helped the program to its current status as a nationally recognized Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Additionally, she has over 22 years of experience and was Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as Councilor for the Indian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Jones has published several peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, and her work has been published in well-respected medical publications such as the Journal of Surgical Research, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. RoseMarie Jones is recognized as a leading bariatric surgeon, and is asked to speak at presentations and lectures all over the country. Additionally, she often speaks about diverse topics in obesity care at conferences for Residents.
Dr. Jones has been in practice since 1989 and has been performing bariatric surgery since 1995. She performs all surgery laparoscopically and has performed thousands of weight loss procedures with successful outcomes.
Dr. RoseMarie Jones has been involved with several research studies. She received a grant from the American Heart Association for “In Vitro Seeding of Dermal Vascular Grafts” early in her career, and currently has several research protocols pertaining to obesity genetics, blood sugar regulation, metabolism and related topics.
Dr. Jones is a member of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, American Medical Women’s Association, American Society Metabolic Bariatric Society, Association of Women Surgeons, Indiana State Medical Association, Indianapolis Medical Society, SAGES, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Jones has been recognized for her scholarly achievements at St. Mary’s College and was awarded the Sister Rose Elizabeth Award for Excellence in Chemistry, as well as the Lumen Christi Award for Outstanding Student.